Violence prevention

Violence has no place in the lives of children and adolescents. The Accelerate Hub’s research focuses on preventing multiple forms of psychological and physical violence, contributing to secure environments for Africa’s adolescents and to providing safe transitions to adulthood.

MAISHA longitudinal study

A four-wave cohort study of adult women in Mwanza, Tanzania investigating predictors and consequences of intimate partner violence, including its impact on adolescents. Team: Professor ...

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Child and community care

This study tracks the development of children and families affected by HIV attending established community based organisations (CBOs) across South Africa, Malawi, and Zambia. Team: ...

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Parenting for Lifelong Health (PLH) Scale-Up of Parenting Evaluation Research (SUPER) Study

The SUPER study is led by researchers from the Universities of Cape Town, Glasgow, Oxford, and Stellenbosch together with international agencies and implementing partners. The ...

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Young Carers

Previous research has reported that orphaned children are more likely to have mental health problems and educational deficits, and are more likely to contract HIV ...

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Mzantsi Wakho

Mzantsi Wakho is a longitudinal mixed-method study with a cohort of 1,059 HIV-positive adolescents. This research project is intended to promote ART adherence and SRH ...

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HEY BABY

Hey Baby is a longitudinal mixed-methods cohort study of 800 adolescent parents and their children. This study aims to assess pathways to resilience among adolescent ...

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Parenting for Lifelong Health (PLH) for Teens digital app

This project aims to explore and develop the effect of an enhanced, self-led smartphone app version of an existing in-person parenting programme (Parenting for Lifelong ...

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